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Jeremy’s English Tips #23: 
You are raising an English baby in your head

Episode description In this episode of Jeremy's English Tips, I would like to talk to you about how to help yourself improve your English by...

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Simplified Speech #099 – Pizza

A much-loved dinner option, pizza is eaten all over the world. Today, Andrew and Kassy discuss the many different pizza types out there and answer...

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Simplified Speech #098 – Convenience stores

What’s your favourite thing to buy at the local convenience store? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about their favourite convenience store...

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Jeremy’s English Tips #22: 
Four tips for making friends with English speakers

Episode description Have you ever struggled with making friends with English speakers? If so, then this episode is for you. Now, we'll be talking about...

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Chatterbox #257 – Dating a native speaker

Learning a new language is hard. Dating a native speaker in your target language can help make it easier. Andrew and Kassy discuss how being...

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Simplified Speech #097 – Getting ready for the day

How long does it take you to get ready in the morning? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about their daily routines...

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Simplified Speech #096 – Do you collect anything?

People have been collecting things for eons. It doesn’t matter what it is, whether it’s seashells or rare coins, anything can be considered a collector’s...

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Chatterbox #256 – Working from home

It’s 2020 and much of the world is working from home; for many, it’s the first time. In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk...

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Chatterbox #255 – Tips for talking about art

It’s hard to share your thoughts and feelings in a different language. Sometimes you don’t have the words! In this episode, Andrew and Jeremy share...

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Simplified Speech #095 – Arts and Crafts

Arts and crafts are popular all over the world. Some people paint, knit, or sew as a hobby. Some do arts and crafts as a...

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Suzanne’s Quick Tips Episode #7: Discourse markers

Episode description In this episode, we're going to be talking about discourse markers. All right, let's jump right in. So what is a discourse marker?...

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Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #21: 
To make a long story short

Episode description The expression for this episode is: to make a long story short. To make a long story short. I use this one a...

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Catch Word #232 – That’s when it all went south

Life isn’t perfect. No matter how hard we try, sometimes things just go terribly. In this Catch Word episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy discuss two...

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Real Talk #042 – How to respond to good news

Good news, everybody! In this Real Talk episode, our hosts Andrew and Kassy discuss the many ways you can respond in English when you hear...

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Chatterbox #254 – Answering listener questions: Part 2

In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Kassy are back to answer some more questions submitted by Culips listeners. Don’t be afraid to submit your own...

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Chatterbox #253 – Answering listener questions: Part 1

We love hearing from our listeners! We also love it when our listeners ask questions about how to improve their English. In Part 1 of...

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Simplified Speech #094 – Swimming

Swimming is an activity with worldwide appeal. Some people see it as a fun activity. For others, it’s a competitive sport. Join hosts Andrew and...

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Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #20: 
How to step outside of your English comfort zone

Episode description In this episode of Jeremy's English Tips, we are going to be talking about your comfort zone. Now, there is a very commonly...

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Catch Word #231 – So cute, it hurts

Super! Really! Very! Extremely! There are many ways to add emphasis to your conversation and show the intensity of a feeling or situation. In today’s...

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Catch Word #230 – That’s out the window

Sometimes things go missing. Whether you’ve lost an item, a person, or an idea, there are unique phrases to fit the situation. In this Catch...

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Simplified Speech #093 – Big purchases

Most of us can’t afford to recklessly spend money. So when it comes to making big purchases, we’re forced to make big decisions. In this...

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Catch Word #229 – I’m racking my brain

There are so many ways to tell people that you’re thinking. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy cover two expressions that you can use to...

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Suzanne’s Quick Tips Episode #6: Breath support

Episode description Today's topic is breath support. Sometimes when we're in an important meeting, an interview or maybe a class presentation, we might find that...

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Real Talk #041 – How to meet new people at a party

Do you dread social gatherings because you’re never quite sure exactly what to say? Then tune in to this Real Talk episode, where Andrew and...

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Simplified Speech #092 – Garbage and recycling

Taking care of the environment through recycling and proper garbage disposal is such an important aspect of our lives. However, everyone goes about it differently....

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Catch Word #228 – It’s really eating me up!

In today’s Catch Word episode, Andrew and Jeremy introduce two phrases that can be used when expressing negative emotions. Although we wish life could always...

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Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #19: Three ways to share your opinion in English

Episode description In this episode we are going to talk about three super useful ways to share your opinion in English. Now in English, it...

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Simplified Speech #091 – Food delivery apps

There are more and more food-delivery options available every year. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy talk about the apps they use and how often...

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Chatterbox #252 – How to think in English

Everyone goes through the stage of language learning when they find themselves constantly translating their target language into their native one. When do people get...

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Jeremy’s English Tips Episode #18: Using Stories to Make Memorizing Words Easier

Episode description In this episode, I'd like to talk about how using stories can make memorizing words easier.  When adults try to learn a new...

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